Andrea Cocchi, Chief Executive Officer of Carpigiani Group and Ali Group for EMEA and APAC Regions, announced that effective September 1, Penny Klingler has been named President of Carpigiani North America, an Ali Group Company.
Klingler has served as Executive Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Carpigiani North America since 2017, and prior to that served as Senior Vice President of Key Accounts. As President, Klingler will be responsible for driving strategic growth while strengthening the foundation of the North American platform.
Klingler has an extensive background in the commercial foodservice equipment industry, including 25 years with H.C. Duke & Son/Electro Freeze where she served as Vice President of Sales and oversaw international sales expansion; three years with Sweden Freezer as Vice President of Customer Services; and four years with Alco Standard Corporation’s dispensing division, leading the beverage support teams.
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